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Nov 23, 2012 8:00pm EST
until he comes back to be a law school. there he meets hillary rodham. >> imacs, author and lecturer, kenneth davis, cleaned author of the don't know much about serious talks about history, geography and more. the selling off there has written 12 adult nonfiction books including the hidden history, and nation rising and is 2012 release, "don't know >> host: author kennetn presidents." >> host: author kenneth davis, where did they don't know much series of books come from?t th where did that idea come from? >> guest: the idea came fromtleg my own little brain, although it didn't start out as theh series. it started out with the idea that i loved american history, wanted to write about it. i wanted to write about in a way that shared my enthusiasm for a subject i've loved since i was a small child. the title came of course you and sam song, which i knew from childhood and so it got stuck in my head. and certainly the success of the book, which caught me by surprise more than anyone else perhaps led to the beginning of the series. she outgrew followed and on and on it went from there. s
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Nov 23, 2012 2:00am EST
at the time was an interesting law. if the slave is in the state for more than six months, he was emancipated. washington had to move his slaves back and forth between mount vernon and philadelphia to keep them from being emancipated , even though this is absolutely against the letter of the pennsylvania state law. so that is the side of the story we often don't tell. a man of his time, absolutely. during the revolution when he takes command of the continental army he goes to boston and sees black men with guns and knows he's not going to build a self this to his brethren south carolina and georgia. he stops that. eventually he changed his mind when he needed more bodies and his army peer we always have to weigh these things. they are not black-and-white issues. he was a man of his time, part of the society utterly dependent on slavery and knew he was not going to change the minds of his fellow slaveholders. we point to these founding fathers and genuinely with admiration. but this was clearly where they did not see the great conflagration that was coming. how still out c. davis is the author
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